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Mitsubishi vcr HS-U770

VCR shuts off when I insert a tape and gets stuck. Fast forward and rewind mechanism doesnt work. Looking inside it seems that a white plastic part that moves back and forth and advances and makes rewind and FF tape is defective or broken. Cant find the part. Any suggestions. Much appreciated. H

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  • mlcourier Jan 03, 2009

    i have the same problem looked under panel and belt is good .but it makes a squealing noise and tape wont eject ?

  • f766543074 Jan 03, 2009

    I do have the very same problem. I took the bottom off and I did see the belt but it appears ok. I then went and took off the top and the geared mechanism that drives the videotape door (on the tape) appears to be jammed in some manner. I can't seem to find any way to release the mechanism.

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More likley it's not the little white thingy but the belt that drives it. Take the bottom off and get that broken belt out and runn down to the VCR / Tv repair shop and see if they have a new belt

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My HS-U57 powers off shortly after I power it on. I had to coax the tape into the machine, hoping it would play. It doesn't play, forward or rewind. Could this be a belt problem?

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